IP Awareness and Enforcement:
Modular Based Actions for SME project


Some of the activities that will be developed by the IPeuropAware consortium in this framework are:

  • Development of SME awareness strategies for IPR usage and enforcement at the EU and local levels, bringing together the main existing institutions and services;
  • Development of a toolbox of materials on IPR and enforcement issues, including manuals and training materials;
  • Provision of training for multipliers, in particular to the business and innovation network, a wide range of SME awareness and enforcement actions; and support for SME advice services;
  • Delivery of awareness workshops, especially on counterfeiting and with a particular focus on the design and fashion industries;
  • Development of support services designed for SMEs;
  • Preparation of multilingual manuals, training materials and SME workshops for design industries to raise SME awareness on IPR and enforcement issues, both within and outside the EU;
  • IPR support to potential beneficiaries of CIP and RTD Framework Programme actions (IPR Helpdesk);
  • Capacity building, the creation of national and regional networks and synergies and enhanced European-wide cooperation in the IP and innovation field
The IP Awareness and Enforcement: Modular Based Actions for SMEs project (IPeuropAware)
is co-financed by the CIP Programme, DG Enterprise and Industry of the European Commission